The National Science Foundation has an interagency agreement with the Department
of Defense Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) making its employees
with disabilities, including telecommuters, eligible for CAP services.
of Defense Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program Partners
With National Science Foundation
CAP pays for and provides a wide variety of assistive technology
for people with hearing, visual, dexterity, cognitive or communication
disabilities, e.g. teletypewriters (TTY's), captioning for training
videos, print enlargers, screen readers, alternative keyboards,
pointing devices, and speech recognition software. CAP also funds
sign language interpreters, readers, and personal assistants for
Federal employees needing to attend technology related training
CAP maintains the CAP Technology Evaluation
Center (CAPTEC) where
employees and their supervisors can evaluate and become familiar
with assistive technology and facilitate the process of choosing
the appropriate equipment. CAPTEC, located in the Pentagon, Room
2A259, contains several computer workstations equipped with a wide
variety of technology designed to accommodate persons with disabilities.
The CAP office is available to answer any disability or accommodation
related questions. CAP's website is http://www.tricare.mil/cap
For further information about processing this request, please
contact Shawn Murray and/or Pamela Smith at 703-292-8020.